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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
parties on the same platform. cohn was a new citizen. he served in the u.s. army and took citizenship seriously. >> especially since i had no citizenship before i became an american. i was considered a stateless citizen by the nazis. >> being an american became an important thing to you. >> very important. especially that the people had been killed by the nazis in the concentration camps. >> he didn't get in done in '56, but kept pushing his ideas. >> you are allowed to have debates. danish, you're not. biased on my background, when i became a citizen in the army in north carolina, i wanted to be a good citizen. >> in 1960, it happened. kennedy, nixon. >> i got $5. >> the rest of us got a tradition. an evolving tradition praised and criticized over the last 52 years. >> what about you? do you think debates are good now or bad? >> i don't know. mr. cann is a good reminder, often the americans who make democracy better are the americans who don't take democracy for granted. gary, 9news. >> i give the debates two thumbs up. i think it's important to know what our candidates think and put
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
including the u.s. ambassador. so i think we need to go deeper and see what exactly we can find out about what really happened there. i hope we'll break some new ground sunday. >> all right, bob. we'll be watching you and your guests on face the nation sunday. >>> millions of people will be sharing this year's nobel peace prize. the nobel committee honored the 27 nation european union for its role in building peace and reconciliation among enemies, this as europe continues to deal with an economic crisis. the head of the committee suggested that the root of europe's current economic crisis was the financial collapse in the u.s. he said it started with lehman brothers. >>> we need to about be wearing a scarf, gloves and hat. >> especially derek is cold. >> he always complains. >> we are looking at the coldest night of the season. the wins win -- winds have to die down before we make these temperatures. live weather cam brought to you by michael and son, just gorgeous, temperatures falling now, back to the upper 50s. the dew points are falling. that's a very good case of how cold it can get
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
maximum of 20 years in jail. >> in the meantime the u.s. attorney's office says the suspect will be in the custody police. >> reporter: the jury has the case now after the prosecution said their entire case rested on that now infamous video tape. in fact, they went through it in front of the jury this afternoon frame by frame. but the defense argued that that tape does not show the perspective that the officers were seeing themselves on the ground. it was shot from above and they deserve the benefit of the doubt. the video showing unarmed student john mckenna taken down and beaten by batons on knocks road in college park is an independent witness that speaks for itself. joe rudy told the jury today. but officers for regal baker and harris says criminalizing veteran officers is wrong. heavens forbid seconds into a riot they get it wrong. sue them, sue the county but don't make him a criminal. outnumbered officers were trying to disperse students. the officers ground perspective of john mckenna in a goofy fist pumping dance was dramatically different from a video shot from above. for police
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. venezuelan? >> reporter: derek, we've had reinforcements here now. there's u.s. park police. the barriers have blown over to this side. there's some on the other side of the street. basically park police did the right thing. i think they've probably given up on them and they are planting a police cruiser in the middle of the intersection to prevent people from going down little falls parkway between river road and mass avenue. it is a very different bethesda that we're seeing right now. some of the wind guss have been extraordinary. look up river road now and you -- gust have been extraordinary. look up river road now and you will see there are no cars almost on the road, virtually every business here shut down, people heeding the warnings to get home before the worst of this storm hits. water is definitely pooling up on river road now. we've talked to some drivers who say branches are falling. there are a lot of power outages rolling through the area now. we have a very limited period of time that we can continue to be broadcasting safely from here. i'm going to show you what our issue i
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, gas stations or beauty shops or other similar places. >> since 2005 all contact lenses in the u.s. must be sold as medical devices meaning they are only sold by prescription anything else is illegal. >> wow. >>> lots of scary ghosts and goblins around this time of year but you may want to take small kids out of the room for this next story. >> that's because if you like being completely freaked out. our monika samtani says the urban haunted house is the place for you. >> reporter: enter if you dare through bloody hall ways greeted by creepy gruesome zombies. actually, they're just local actors, 80 of them in fact with a flare for the scare. and i got a chance to experience the makeup process of becoming a zombie and well, looking dead. oh my god. no way. that is so scary. >> we try to make a walking dead kind of zombie, you want more of a pale not so groan more rotted zombie with a lot of blood because it's just so gory. >> reporter: in other words, a more fresh zombie style. chi lee manages a team of five makeup artists who transforming the actors into spooky scary zombies in und
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
8:00. you can watch it live at wusa9.com. >>> the u.s. marine ban and corps color guard took part in a special columbus day celebration. marks the 150th anniversary of the national columbus memorial in front of union station. unveiled that statue in 1912. the national park service along with the national columbus celebration association and other groups sponsored today's event. >>> and if you were sitting along that band, you could hear people saying, we are cold, man. it's not supposed to be this cold. >> feels like november, doesn't it? >> cold november rain. with cold november rain here, i want to take you to snow shoe. check this out. their first snow of the season. oh, i get excited. isn't that good stuff, derek? >> i'm getting worked up. >> if you're a skier, it's good stuff. it's nice to see the snow and trees that are past peek. but that was their first snow. we've had snow as early as the 10th of october set back in 1979. so it can snow even here in october. in fact, we average a trace of snow in october. nice, nice stuff. all right, we'll take a look outside. this is our
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
westward once it gets near the northeastern u.s. there's one similarity. how will sandy impact us in the d.c. metro area? it's a very rare movement for a drop system called retrograde and -- a tropical system called retrograde and it looks familiar to new englanders who survived the perfect storm of 1991. the storm was so destructive and unusual a book was written about it followed by the release of the movie starring george clooney. the perfect storm happened right around halloween in 1991, the result of hurricane grace getting swept into a large nor'easter type severe thunderstorm causing it to gain size and wind speed as it slowly moved westward toward new england. 75-mile an hour wind and waves as high as 40 feet were reported along the new england shores. today as hurricane sandy moves north, our forecast models are predicting a cold front will advance towards the east coast at the same time. sandy is forecast to rotate inland becoming part of a mega cyclone that will bring heavy rain and high winds. the current forecast predicts the hardest hit areas will be to our north and strong
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. both candidateses have come under fire for their response to the attack. they'll also be -- there will also be be debate questions about iran's nuclear ambitions and itself u.s. -- the u.s. relationship with china. polls show the economy is the far most important issue to voters. both candidates are also expected to talk about the economy and their foreign policy answers. both candidates have had their walk threw in the debate hall and will spend time with family and friends before the start of tonight's debate. in boca raton, florida, danielle nottingham. back to you. >> thank you for that preview. cbs news' own bob schieffer is the one 340d rate -- moderating tonight's debate. mitt romney will get the first question. we'll have your go to debate station tonight. we're teaming up with our sister publication "u.s.a. today" and beginning at 9:00 p.m. on our website, we'll be live blogging, fact checking what the candidates are saying. you can join the conversation with us via facebook or twitter. watch the debate on channel 9 at 9:00 and then
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
time a u.s. agent has been killed this year. so far, we don't know any details about the weapons used in the shootout. some republican law may recollects are suggesting a link to the botched gun tracking case known as operation fast and furious. >> a single gun shot fired october 2, 2002, ushered in three weeks of terror and confusion in our area. washingtonians hid behind gas pumps as they fueled their cars. they ran their way into cars, zigzagging through parking lots. children weren't allowed to play outside. for 23 days, we were stalked by a pair of snipers. that killing spree began in montgomery county and tonight, we look back on those first two days and the 911 call desperate for help. if you have any small children in the room, you may not want them to see this story. >> hi, i'm at the warehouse on randolph road and a man fell in the parking lot. >> 6:00 p.m., october 2, a montgomery county fire and rescue crew responded to shockers found 55-year-old james martin dead of a single gun shot wound. this was just the beginning. >> oh yeah, we have something that sounds like a gun
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
talk about exactly the -- breadth that it would have affected had it been parked on the eastern u.s.. there's how big it was. it would have affected des moines to houston to key west all the way up to maine. it will slowly pull away and we'll talk about that and also talk about when the rivers will crest in our area. >>> all right, topper, superstorm sandy brought down trees, just about everywhere and we were there with one stunned family after a massive tree crashed through their roof. our todd walker is live from northwest d.c. where the family took him inside to tour all the damage. oh no. todd? >> reporter: it is quite a mess and you know what? they're still cleaning pretty much the mess, not even -- up from the mess. not even halfway done wit. when that tree went down it went into power lines and snapped that power pole in half. if you look behind the power pole, you can see that tree is still there. all four members of the family was inside. it was a scary situation but it has them counting their blessings. >> huge tree and it was a beautiful tree. >> reporter: this is not how
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
security at the u.s. consulate in libya where the u.s. ambassador was killed in an attack last month. as she tries to set the record straight, republicans are accusing the obama administration of sending mixed messages. danielle nottingham has the latest on that from capitol hill. >> there's still little information about what attacked the u.s. consulate in libya, killing christopher stevens and three other americans. but just weeks before the presidential election, secretary of state, hillary clinton, says she alone is responsible for keeping u.s. diplomats safe. >> i want everybody to know that we're going to get to the bottom of this and when we do, that information will be public and people will be able to draw their own conclusions. >> three separate investigations are underway to find out what happened. republicans are accusing the obama administration of a political coverup. >> i think it's the responsibility of the president of the united states to know these things and to deal with them, not just the study. >> five days after the attack, the obama administration blamed it on
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. dry eyes affect more than 20 million people in the u.s. and nearly 40% of those people experience symptoms on a regular basis. >> one of the biggest culprits is hormonal changes. this is a very common problem in females over 40. >> dr. allen glacier of rockville has a new treatment that promises to combat the symptoms without medication or constant use of drops. >> lipilow is a procedure that helps people with evaporative type. >> that's when the glands in the eyelids have trouble producing the oils to control your tears. the glands can become clogged over the years. >> the scientists who developed lipiflow determined the exact temperature they needed to warm the eyelids to to melt the clogged gland. >> after an initial examination dr. glacier uses these clasps to use controlled heat and then the clasps massage the glands to stimulate production. what did it feel like? >> it was actually very soothing. >> this is a total paradigm shift in the treatment of dry eye. there's never been anything like it for this particular problem which is the major cause of dry eye. >> reporter: feel
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is reminded voters he helped rescue the u.s. auto industry. >> an industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs. >> latest polls show a tight race in ohio. but early voting is already underway here and many voters have made up their minds. >> lori is a small business owner in columbus and might benefit from romney's tax plan. but she doesn't believe it will be good for the country. so she's voting for the president. >> you have to pay your fair share in taxes. that means big business. that means small business. >> phillip is ceo of a local industrial supplier. he wants smaller government and is voting for mitt romney. >> i think that is the central question in this election. what is the size, the role, and the scope of government and what is its cost? >> both candidates will be locking for more supporters right up to election day. susan, cbs news, columbus, ohio. >> and by the way, ohio voters have accurately picked the winning presidential candidate in the last 12 elections. derek. >>> coming up, sky dive aboarded. find out why an extreme athlete cancels that effort and he does it at
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
a virginia man after he was caught in a sting. he thought he was going to blow up the u.s. capital. his explosives were also ininersed. he is serving a 30 year prison sentence. >>> child care division were on the scene of a bethesda daycare center today. this after four two-year-olds wandered away from the center monday afternoon unnoticed by the people taking care of them. as andrea mccarren reports, the search is on for the good samaritan who spotted those toddlers and brought them back to the nter. >> there was a man who brought him home. i would like to know who he is. i would like to say thank you for finding my baby. >> wendy is overwelmed with gratitude for the unanimous good samaritan who led her two- year-old son, sam, to safety. >> god only knows what would have happened. it was 4:45, there was a storm rolling in. they were walking betweened parked cars. if he hasn't found them, i don't know what could have happened. >> remarkably, little sam was one of four two-year-olds, three boys and a girl, who walked a block away from the montgomery childcare association's lynnbrook
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
hero central helping those hoping to become americans do just that. u.s. citizenship and immigration services says 3,000 people become new citizens every day in this country and jc hayward introduces us to a local organization that's helping them apply and then pass the test. >> i feel so nice. >> reporter: maria gomez became a u.s. citizen just two months ago. the 51-year-old left her home country of el salvador during its civil war in 1990. before earning her citizenship gomez lived and worked in the united states as a permanent resident. >> i want to vote. when a vote, i have a voice. >> reporter: d.c. resident maria nunez also passed the citizenship exam. she owns a restaurant in columbia height where she has lived 22 -- heights where she has lived 22 years. >> when i come into this country, i say one day i'll be a citizen. this is the best country in the world. >> reporter: both women were prepared for the citizenship examination thanks to latino resource and justice center. the nonprestos supports students through the citizenship -- nonprofit organization supports students thro
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
aware of the national sex offender registry coordinated by the u.s. department of justice. for a link to that go to our website, www.wusa9.com. derek, back to you. >> as you said, a tough lesson. >>> with less than four weeks until election day vice president joe biden and republican congressman paul ryan are getting their one and only shot at a vice presidential debate. our colleague anita brikman is anchoring our coverage from usa today headquarters in mclean, virginia. good to see you. >> reporter: i'm here in the  usa today newsroom which will be our home base for tonight's coverage of the one and only 2012 vice presidential debate. this is where usa today's reporters will be live blogging and fact checking what both vice president biden and congressman ryan have to say when they face off tonight. in less than four hours these two skilled politicians will square off looking to give their running mates abuse in this very close presidential campaign. susan mcguiness has the latest -- a boost in this very close presidential campaign. susan mcguiness has the latest from kentuck
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